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  • Reggae Girlz ready for CFU final round campaign

    August 25, 2018 4:50 AM

    Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz will commence action in the CFU final round of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers when they take on Antigua and Barbuda at the National Stadium on Saturday. The Benna Girls of Antigua and Barbuda are yet to concede in World Cup qualifying and will be looking to pick up their fourth clean sheet of the World Cup Qualifiers

  • Reggae Boyz manager says rebuilding process underway

    August 25, 2018 4:50 AM

    Reggae Boyz manager Roy Simpson says a strategic method has been employed in carrying out their rebuilding process ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign. Speaking on Hitz 92 FM's Sports Grill on Thursday, Simpson says national coach Theodore Whitmore has already began to roll out the new approach. “Now is the time that we will have to rebuild

  • Donaldson expects good show from Girlz in CFU Qualifiers

    August 25, 2018 4:15 AM 1

    Lorne Donaldson, assistant coach of Jamaica senior women's team, says it will be very important to get off to a winning start against Antigua and Barbuda when the teams meet in the CONCACAF Caribbean Union World Cup Qualifiers final stage at the National Stadium today, starting at 6 p.m. In the curtain-raiser, Cuba will challenge Trinidad and Tobago

  • $30 million needed for Champions Cup

    August 25, 2018 4:05 AM 2

    First vice-president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Keith Wellington, said the organisation is currently seeking $30 million to stage this year's Champions Cup knockout competition. The Champions Cup, which has replaced the FLOW Super Cup competition, will see the top four rural schools going up against the top four urban-area

  • Levy wins at international meet in Italy

    August 24, 2018 5:44 PM 6

    Commonwealth Games champion Ronald Levy was the lone Jamaican winner at an international meeting in Rovereto, Italy on Thursday. Levy clocked 13.37 seconds in winning the 110 metre hurdles and was credited with the win despite clocking the same time as World Indoor silver medalist Pascal Martinot-Lagarde. Elsewhere, national champion Tyquendo Tracey

  • Serena, Venus in possible US Open reunion

    August 24, 2018 5:00 AM 4

    Serena and Venus Williams could be headed toward their earliest Grand Slam meeting in 20 years, facing a potential third-round match-up at the US Open. If the sisters do play each other, the winner might face No. 1-ranked Simona Halep in the fourth round. That is certainly the most intriguing section of the women's and men's brackets revealed at yesterday's

  • Mair moves from Vere to Hydel

    August 23, 2018 11:42 PM 6

    Veteran track and field coach John Mair is set to take his services to the Hydel Group of Schools in the coming days. When contacted by phone, Mair who resigned as head coach for Vere Technical in May after 6 years in charge, confirmed the move to the St Catherine-based team is imminent. He however declined to provide further details. Head of Hydel's

  • FIFA takes charge of Uruguayan Football Federation

    August 23, 2018 11:42 PM 3

    FIFA has taken charge of the Uruguayan Football Federation (AUF) after the organization was plunged into crisis following controversy surrounding the governing body's elections. FIFA confirmed in a statement that it had established a normalization committee to take control of the troubled organization. The decision from world football's governing body further

  • Table Tennis Ja proposes Caribbean TT League

    August 22, 2018 5:00 AM 6

    Jamaica has suggested two measures designed to raise the profile of regional table tennis. According to Table Tennis Jamaica president Godfrey Lothian, proposals for a regional club league and a table tennis college were made at recent meetings of the sport's administrators in the Caribbean. Lothia said he had tabled suggestions designed to lift the standard

  • Reggae Girls banking on CAC Games exposure for WC Qualifiers

    August 22, 2018 3:12 AM 4

    After playing against strong Central American teams at the recent CAC Games, Jamaica's senior Reggae Girls are hoping that experience will go a far way as they prepare for the final leg of Caribbean World Cup qualifiers. Several overseas and local based players have been called up to the senior Reggae Girls squad for the Caribbean Zone final round of CONCACAF